The sudden death of a child can be tragic and the effect on families and culture is incalculable.

CDC and NIH collaborate to create Sudden Loss of life in Young Registry A registry of deaths in young people from conditions such as cardiovascular disease and epilepsy is being created to help researchers define the scope of the problem and set future research priorities. The National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Avoidance are collaborating to produce the Sudden Death in the Youthful Registry. Continue reading